What does indecent mean?

Definitions for indecentɪnˈdi sənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward(adj)

    not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society

    "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"

  2. indecent(adj)

    offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

    "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"

  3. indecent(adj)

    offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

    "a bathing suit considered indecent by local standards"


  1. indecent(Adjective)

    offensive to good taste

  2. indecent(Adjective)

    not in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indecent(adj)

    not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indecent

    in-dē′sent, adj. offensive to common modesty: unbecoming: gross, obscene.—n. Indē′cency, quality of being indecent: anything violating modesty or seemliness.—adv. Indē′cently.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indecent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indecent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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